Tag: Public Policy Polling

Only 13% of Voters in Iowa, 15% in New Hampshire, Support Feds Interfering with State Cannabis Laws

A new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, and commissioned by Marijuana Majority, has found that a vast majority of registered voters in Iowa and New Hampshire – the first two states to vote in next year’s presidential primary election – support allowing states to decide their own cannabis policies without federal interference. According to …

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Poll: Majority of Denver Voters Support Cannabis Consumption at Bars, Other Venues

Just days after a Denver initiative to allow cannabis to be consumed at certain venues such as bars and nightclubs received approval from state officials, a new poll has found that a majority of voters in the city support the proposal. According to the survey, which was conducted by Public Policy Polling and commissioned by …

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Delaware House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Decriminalize Cannabis Possession

Delaware’s full House of Representatives has passed House Bill 39, a proposal to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis. The vote was 24 to 14. Under the proposed law, introduced by Representative Helene Keeley (D-Wilmington South), those caught possessing up to an ounce of cannabis would, at most, given an $100 …

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Washington: Only 22% of Voters Believe Cannabis Legalization Has Had a Negative Effect

Support for cannabis legalization has increased among Washington voters since they approved Initiative 502 in 2012, and a vast majority feel that the change in law has been a positive one, according to a new Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey. “[I]n 2012 Washingtonians voted to legalize marijuana usage by 12 points”, says Tom Jenson of …

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Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Cannabis in Rhode Island

A strong majority of voters in Rhode Island support legalizing cannabis in a manner similar to alcohol, according to a new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, and commissioned by Regulate Rhode Island. According to the survey of 762 Rhode Island voters, 57% support legalizing, regulating and taxing cannabis Regulate Rhode Island is pushing for …

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Poll: Nearly 70% of Voters in North Carolina Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

Nearly seven out of ten North Carolina voters support legalizing the doctor prescribed use of cannabis for medical purposes, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey. According to the poll, 69% of voters in North Carolina believe that “doctors should be allowed to prescribe marijuana for medical use”. Just 21% oppose the move, with …

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Bill to Defelonize Drug Possession Filed in Utah, Poll Shows Voter Support at 58%

Legislation to defelonize the personal possession of illegal substances has been filed in Utah’s House of Representatives. New polling released today shows a strong majority of Utah voters support the move. House Bill 348 would reduce the penalty for the personal possession of illegal substances from a felony, to a class A misdemeanor. New polling …

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Virginia Poll: 74% of Voters Support Medical Cannabis, 60% Support Decriminalizing Cannabis

A new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling has found that a strong majority of Virginia voters support both legalizing medical cannabis, and decriminalizing cannabis possession. According to the poll – commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project – 74% of voters in Virginia support “changing the law in Virginia to allow seriously and terminally ill …

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Poll: 60% of Louisiana Voters Support Decriminalizing Cannabis

A new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling has found that a majority of Louisiana voters are in favor of legalizing medical cannabis, as well a decriminalizing cannabis possession. According to the poll, 60% of voters in Louisiana support removing criminal penalties for someone caught possessing up to an ounce of cannabis for the first …

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74% of Minnesota Voters Favor Medical Cannabis Legalization

New polling conducted and released by Public Policy PollingĀ has found that an overwhelming 74% of Minnesota voters favor the legalization of cannabis for medical purposes. Only 18% are opposed to the idea, and 8% remain undecided. According to the poll, support for medical cannabis is strong among all age groups, including 71% of those 65 …

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